2007 State of the Region Conference

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  • Location: University of the Sunshine Coast, Sippy Downs, Not Assigned 0000 Queensland
Revelations: The New Sunshine Coast
9am-5pm, Tuesday 30 October 2007
Big changes need a big vision. Never before has it been so important for key decision-makers to come together to address the future challenges for the new Sunshine Coast.
Keynote speakers
New Census revelations for the Sunshine Coast
Alison Taylor Principal Demographer, Planning Information and Forecasting Unit (PIFU), Queensland Department of Local Government, Planning, Sport and Recreation
Big can be better—keeping your customer focus
Darryl Somerville Chair, Energy Competition Committee, Department of Mines and Energy; Chair, Brisbane Broncos; Chair, Devine Limited; Director, Careers Australia Group
Seniors—look out here we come
Michael O'Neill CEO, National Seniors Australia
Economic decision-making models for regional areas
Simon Pomfret Executive Director, Illawarra Regional Information Service (IRIS Research)
Regional sustainability issues—a business viewpoint
Craig Roussac Head of Sustainability, Health and Environment, Investa Property Group
The Sunshine Coast Regional Discussion Forum
Cr Bob Abbot (Noosa Mayor), Cr Don Aldous (Caloundra Mayor), Cr Joe Natoli (Maroochy Mayor) and members of the Sunshine Coast Regional Council Local Transition Committee.
Seniors and the Sunshine Coast Forum
Terry Bethke (Munro Thompson Lawyers), Senator Sue Boyce (Qld Liberal), Glenn Bunney (President, Aged and Community Care Australia)
Open Forum on Housing Affordability and Skilling Needs for the Sunshine Coast
Professor Mike Hefferan (University of the Sunshine Coast)
Original research reports
The Munro Thompson/USC report: Seniors and the Sunshine Coast—emerging issues and challenges (Professor David Gadenne and Dr Scott Prasser)
The Investa/USC report: Tackling Housing Affordability on the Sunshine Coast (Tim Eltham)
The Cadet/USC report: Future Skills for Sustaining the Sunshine Coast (Wayne Graham)

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University of the Sunshine Coast, Sippy Downs, Not Assigned

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